Only this one kind of frog has legit teeth

Scientists weren't sure if a rare frog species, Gastrotheca guentheri, had real teeth, so they zoomed in on some froglet jaws to find out.

U. Florida • futurity
Nov. 24, 2021 ~7 min

Only this one kind of frog has legit teeth

Scientists weren't sure if a rare frog species, Gastrotheca guentheri, had real teeth, so they zoomed in on some froglet jaws to find out.

U. Florida • futurity
Nov. 24, 2021 ~7 min


Great headphones blend physics, anatomy and psychology – but what you like to listen to is also important for choosing the right pair

There is a lot to consider when buying a new pair of headphones. A professional musician and acoustics researcher explains how the science of sound and quirks of human hearing make for a great listening experience.

Timothy Hsu, Assistant Professor of Music and Arts Technology, IUPUI • conversation
Nov. 24, 2021 ~8 min

1 in 5 early galaxies may be hiding in space dust

"The invisible galaxies that we've discovered in the early universe are some of the first building blocks of the mature galaxies we see around us..."

Michael Skov Jensen-Copenhagen • futurity
Nov. 23, 2021 ~5 min

Penny-size computer monitors bone health

New ultra-thin wireless devices called osseosurface electronics that grow to the surface of the bone could one day monitor and protect bone health.

Emily Dieckman-Arizona • futurity
Nov. 22, 2021 ~6 min

New formulas describe boundary layer turbulence

Mathematicians have been trying to understand the turbulence that arises when a flow interacts with a boundary, but a formulation has proven elusive.

Harrison Tasoff-UC Santa Barbara • futurity
Nov. 22, 2021 ~8 min

How we get turned around in familiar places

New research clarifies how the brain differentiates between similar spatial environments, like two stores from the same supermarket chain.

Kyle Mittan-U. Arizona • futurity
Nov. 22, 2021 ~8 min

New 10-minute test detects Covid-19 immunity

Paper-based blood test developed by SMART researchers can rapidly determine the presence of SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies.

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology • mit
Nov. 22, 2021 ~8 min


The reasons behind lithium-ion batteries’ rapid cost decline

A new study finds that investments in R&D on materials and chemistry were key, while economies of scale contributed less.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 22, 2021 ~7 min

Scientists Do Rare Study on Early Human Development

VOA Learning English • voa
Nov. 21, 2021 ~5 min

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